Background Check

LSBME conducts a background check of applicants through the state "Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DOC)" and the "Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)" as part of the application process as required by state law.


Important Notice: The fee for a background check has changed from $40.75 to $38.00 as of October 1, 2016.

  • Background Check Packet: NOTE: If you are a physician on a current LSBME training permit, you do not need to do another background check when applying for full licensure.